Next Episode of First Dates Ireland is
Cupid's arrow is set to hit Irish shores this month when the brand new series of First Dates Ireland airs on RTÉ2. The restaurant doors will swing open bringing singletons from all over the country together in the hope of finding love.At the helm of the Irish First Dates restaurant is maître d' - Mateo Saina. Originally from Croatia, Mateo moved to Dublin in 2004 to take up a position at 'Browns on the Green'. Falling instantly in love with the city and its people, Mateo has lived here ever since. Joining Mateo is his team of merry matchmakers; barman Ethan Miles and waitress Alice Marr.The singletons who will visit the restaurant range in age from 20 to 70 plus. The unobtrusive cameras allow the daters to forget they are being filmed and start bonding. or not!
Fate plays its hand when lovelorn Rory from Down meets effervescent Peter from Drogheda who cannot believe that Cupid has reunited them. Meanwhile, cosplay-loving animator Kristi dresses to impress for engineer and Batman fanatic Conor, and super-positive coder Suresh tries out his best lines on nervous PhD student Patrica.
Fleet manager Katie from Limerick is constantly on call - how will Shauna from Clare react when her phone continually interrupts their date? Cork meat-eater Declan is forced to justify his food choice to proud vegan Katarina from Slovakia, and Hamilton from Atlanta, Georgia, unleashes his southern charm on fiery Dublin retail manager Alice
A woman from Cork who got married on Don't Tell the Bride turns up looking for a second chance at love. Two devoted sisters from Malahide arrive on a double date - only for one of the men to put his foot in it by assuming they are mother and daughter.
Harry Potter superfan Siofra from Dublin recognises a familiar face in the form of student Johnny and it seems like a match made in heaven when Star Wars nerd Aidan from Meath is paired with New York special effects make-up artist Teresa. Will they feel the full power of the force? Meanwhile, part-time farmer and full-on drag queen Martin from the wilds of rural Donegal brings his northern charms to bear on fashionista Alan from Cork
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